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  • Weekend preview: Black Friday vinyl and beer

    Weekend preview: Black Friday vinyl and beer
    For many South Florida music fans, Black Friday means vinyl, which often isn’t black anymore. And this year, the white whale for many a hunter of exclusive new vinyl on this quasi Record Store Day is indeed white, the color of a White Russian, to be...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Nightcrawler,' 'Selma' lead indie Spirit Award nominations

    Alejándro G. Iñárritu’s “Birdman” dominated the nominations Tuesday for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards, earning six -- for best film, director, lead actor for Michael Keaton, supporting actor for Edward Norton and supporting...
  • At Cinema Paradiso, the redheaded stepchild grows up

    At Cinema Paradiso, the redheaded stepchild grows up
    In a little more than four years, the smart and ambitious programming at Coral Gables Art Cinema won it a national reputation. This week, the guy who created that buzz begins curating films at the Cinema Paradiso theaters in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood....
  • Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones sell in New York

    Move-up buyers Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have sold their rural estate in Bedford, N.Y., for $7.5 million.  A long driveway leads to the Colonial-style painted-brick two-story, which sits on 5.7 acres and is surrounded on three sides by...
  • Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'

    Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'
    That didn't take long. Only two weeks after winning a second term, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his chief budgetmeister acknowledged that Connecticut's finances are not what months of 30-second campaign ads claimed they are. This suggests some hard going...
  • Ethan Hawke on life, films and experimenting

     Ethan Hawke on life, films and experimenting
    If you think you've had an eventful year, consider the one Ethan Hawke is having. Since 2014 began, Hawke has unveiled the 12-year epic "Boyhood," shot the drone drama "Good Kill," prepared for the release of his sci-fi picture "Predestination" and has...
  • Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series

    Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series
    Premium movie channel Epix and the Los Angeles Times have teamed up to co-produce a new series featuring interviews with award-contending film actors and directors. The five-part series, called "Hollywood Sessions," debuts on Epix at 8 p.m. Dec. 8....
  • Randy Newman, coming to Easton, talks of long road after 'Short People'

    Randy Newman, coming to Easton, talks of long road after 'Short People'
    For the past 25 years, singer and songwriter Randy Newman has been primarily known for his film scores, and for good reason. Newman has written the music to such iconic films as "Ragtime," "Awakening" and "The Natural," but he's gotten the most...
  • The Biblioracle: Hanks, but no thanks, New Yorker

    The Biblioracle: Hanks, but no thanks, New Yorker
    Condensed version of this week's column: Tom Hanks, get off my lawn! The full story: In the Oct. 27 issue, The New Yorker featured a debut short story called "Alan Bean Plus Four" by a previously unpublished, apparently up-and-coming fiction writer...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: NASCAR's Michael Waltrip sputters out

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: NASCAR's Michael Waltrip sputters out
    It was as if Halloween was extended for another week in the glitterverse, as Dynamic Duos week on “Dancing With the Stars” had the seven remaining couples enacting famous pop culture duos. Week 8 saw crime-fighting duos, star-crossed lovers,...
  • Movie 'Foxcatcher' wrestles with John du Pont tragedy

    Filmmaker Bennett Miller was attending a DVD signing at Manhattan's Tower Records about eight years ago when a stranger approached him with a manila envelope. The man, who turned out to be producer Tom Heller, handed the director a package filled with...